Odd. We're mostly unmoderated here so someone must have posted and then deleted their post. There have been recurring rumors that Dreamhost does reactivate their old promo codes occasionally, allowing people to get the great discounts of yore - the 777 7th anniversary one in particular got you $110 off.
In particular, that promo does sound a lot better to me than the current one of six months free hosting for $9.95. (see the main dreamhost site for details)
Then again, it might have been someone hawking an alternate code in an unacceptable way.
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